Are Viruses Living?

welkin wjohnson at opal.tufts.edu
Thu Apr 20 07:06:31 EST 1995


Viruses are viruses and what benefits
it us to discuss this question?  Because
as scientists we have to hone our skills
at justifying what we do no matter
how incredibly irrelevant it may seem
to the rest of the scientific community
or the world at large.  So the question
"are viruses living?" helps us practice...
-welkin



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